Google Android | L2TP Setup Guide

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Step 1 - If you haven't already, head to and sign up for VPNinja!

  • $3.00/week, $6.00/month, or $58.00/year.  Use discount code Mr. Miyagi to save 10% today!

Step 2 - Launch Device Settings

  • Find the Settings widget on your android device (this can usually be found on the home screen or in your apps folder)
  • Tap the Settings widget to open your device's settings page.


Step 3 - Select Wireless & Networks

  • At the top of the Settings page you should see a  Wireless & Networks section
  • Find and select More...


Step 4 - Select VPN

  • Select VPN
  • A VPN is a Virtual Private Network - or your case, a Very Private Ninja.


Step 5 - Choose 'Add VPN'

  • In the VPN screen select Add VPN profile OR + - this is where you will create your VPNinja connection.


Step 6 - Edit VPN Profile

Enter the following information in your VPN Profile.

  • Name : VPNinja L2TP.
  • Type : L2TP/IPSec PSK (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol).
  • Server Address: (A full list of servers can be found here. The VPNinja server selection will affect your ability to connect to different web-based services.  For US-based services (like Hulu, Netflix or Spotify) you'll need to select a US-based server. For iBBC player, select a UK-based server, and so on.)
  • IPSec Preshared key : vpninja!  (make sure to put the exclamation point in the preshared key!)

When complete with all of the above - press save to continue.



Step 8 - Confirm VPNinja VPN Creation

  • After saving your newly created VPN connection you should now see a new L2TP VPN named VPNinja in your VPN list.
  • Select your new VPNinja Profile to continue and continue on to Step 9.


Step 9 - Enter your VPNinja Credentials

  • When prompted, input your VPNinja username and password. (This is the same username and password you created when you signed up for VPNinja).
  • Check save account information to avoid this step in the future, check the Save account information check box.
  • After you have input your account information choose Connect.


Step 10 - Wait Patiently

  • Once connected the VPN tab will read Connected and you will see a small key icon appear in the upper-right hand portion of your device's screen.
  • You are now free to surf the net like a freakin Ninja.


Step 11 - Damn the Man, Surf the Entire Internet

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